UCI Health will see you now: Welcome to our new co-workers and patients from Fountain Valley, Lakewood, Los Alamitos and Placentia-Linda! 

Refer a Patient

Refer a patient

UCI Health is dedicated to supporting community providers, and we welcome referrals to our services. We offer resources and tools for referring providers and have a team of professionals available for support. 

Our nationally renowned physicians and healthcare providers are ready to care for your patients. UCI Health providers can see patients in our offices throughout Orange County and surrounding communities, or online via video consultation. We also offer second opinions and consults for clinical trial eligibility. 

Make a referral

Routine referrals take about 48 to 72 hours to process. For urgent referrals, please allow 24 to 48 hours for processing. 

View our referral contact information and downloadable form ›


To ensure timely processing, please include the following information with your request: 

  • Completed referral form
  • Insurance card or information
  • Most recent notes and imaging (when applicable)
  • Authorization, if needed

Connect with us

The UCI Health Business Development team is dedicated to supporting our referring physicians. We offer several tools to help you stay updated and in contact with us: 

Request a meeting

Contact our team at ucihealthbd@hs.uci.edu to schedule a meet and greet and learn more about UCI Health, including specific programs or providers. We're happy to accommodate in person or virtual meetings and we can host any time — breakfast, coffee, lunch, dinner, etc. 

Receive our newsletter

Join our email list to receive updates about CME events, new UCI Health providers, location openings, clinical trials and more. 

Keep your information updated

Did you open a new clinic location, add a provider or change your contact information? Contact us at ucihealthbd@hs.uci.edu to update your information so you never miss an update from UCI Health.

Stay connected with our mobile app

The UCI Health Provider Connection mobile app provides exclusive contact information for UCI Health clinicians, provider news and updates, physician liaison contact information for urgent needs and more.  

Access our online portal

Our online portal enables our community partner physicians to securely access their patients' electronic health record. Epic Care Link is complimentary and provides view-only access to your patient's medical record, which includes lab results, diagnostic test results, hospitalization records, procedural information, discharge instructions, progress notes, medications, allergies, medical history and more. Contact Network Development at ucihealthbd@hs.uci.edu to request access.

Additional resources 

If you are a referring physician and you need medical records for your patient, visit the UCI Health medical records page ›

If you are a provider at an outside facility seeking to transfer a patient to UCI Medical Center, learn more at ucihealth.org/patient-transfer ›

Transfer a Patient

To transfer a patient to UC Irvine Medical Center, contact the Patient Transfer Center.